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October 2, 2015 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Government should stop signing contracts in United State (US) dollar to help instill confidence in the Zambian Kwacha, former Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Felix Mutati has said. Mr Mutati...

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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE construction of the US$2 billion Kafue Gorge Lower Hydropower Station is expected to commence before the end of the year. Project director Kelvin Kamwale confirmed the development in an interview...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Government has allocated one million hectares of land in selected parts of the country for farm blocs, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Given Lubinda has said. Mr Lubinda said the Zambian...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – LACK of credit, land, quality farm inputs and machinery is among the main impediments which prevent agriculture from providing jobs in most African countries. This is according to the hard-hitting report...

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September 29, 2015 - 0 Comments

NATIONAL economic growth is largely dependent on ease and clear cut local and international trade. The trade in both goods and services are necessitated by the fact that no single country can produce all its...

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By CHARITY MOONGA – AN independent report by consultancy firm SRK shows that Kagem Mine is set to produce 1.1 billion carats over a 25 year mine life, which is more than initially anticipated. The...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ELECRAMA 2016, the 12th edition of the world’s largest show in the power sector is all set to showcase the new dynamics in the energy industry. With more than 120 countries...

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September 29, 2015 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ZAMBIA Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) is optimistic that legislation changes on preferential procurement of locally manufactured products will be effected in the 2016 national budget. ZAM chief executive officer Maybin Nsupila...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has spent more than US$153, 000 in grants to fund seed companies engaged in leguminous self pollinated seeds in Zambia. With a presence...

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September 29, 2015 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – HAI Telecommunications has launched a new product dubbed CrashPlan for Africa which seeks to give back control of enterprise data. CrashPlan is a data protection package which allows companies to backup...

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